An image of Female figure

Unknown Artist

Female figure

Location
Not on display
Place of origin
Okapa District, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Cultural origin
Fore people
Year
mid 20th century
collected 1964
Media
Mixed media, Sculpture
Medium
wood, quartz stone, iron nails, bivalve mollusc shells, mammalian teeth, plant fibre string, cowrie shells (Cypraeidae), looped plant-fibre string, bast fibre, sedge grass
Dimensions
153.0 x 46.0 x 19.0 cm :
a - figure; 153 x 46 x 19 cm; height x width x depth approx.
b - necklace; 120 cm; length of band approx
c - headdress; 28 cm; diam. approx.
d - grass skirt; 36.5 cm; length
d - grass skirt; 60 cm; length of waistband with fringe attached
d - grass skirt; 61 cm; length of left band
d - grass skirt; 8 cm; length of right looped band
Credit
Gift of Stan Moriarty 1977
Accession number
579.1979.a-e
Copyright
© Fore people, under the endorsement of the Pacific Islands Museums Association's (PIMA) Code of Ethics